Tips for Employers

How Technology Can Save You Time and Money When Interviewing

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Hiring a new employee can be an expensive proposition, especially for companies that have a tight bottom line. Keep in mind that an employee’s salary is only part of your recruitment expense; you also have to factor in:

  • The cost of recruiting (paying headhunters or placing ads on job boards)
  • Additional time for your hiring manager to review resumes and interview candidates
  • Doing drug screens, background checks and other assessment and screening tests
  • Signing bonuses or incentives
  • The cost of training that’s required to get your new employee up to speed.
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Is Your Company Ready to Connect with Mobile Candidates?

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Mobile technology has made its way into many departments of Fortune 500 Firms, however there is one area where the “big boys” are lagging behind … and their sluggishness can give you a competitive edge when it comes to recruiting top talent.

According to research by Merkle / RKG, nearly half of Fortune 500 websites are NOT mobile-friendly; and many of the companies that are, don’t follow Google’s “mobile-friendly” recommendations. From a Human Resources perspective, this has opened the door for smaller, mobile savvy organizations to connect with high-calibre candidates searching for new employment. Click here to read more.

Workforce Gaps-Make Room for Generation Z

Working time!In today’s workplace, generation gaps are as common as computers and post-it-notes.

Each generation from Baby Boomers to the Generation Z have innate skills, work preferences and learning styles.

But these days, Generation Z – the new emerging workforce – is disrupting the apple cart.

Gen Zer’s are born between 1994 and 2010 or there about. Being eleven or younger on that infamous day of 9/11/00, their attitude has been shaped by war, terrorism and economic uncertainly.  They have witnessed the Bank Collapse of 2008, the rise of global internet phenomenon, Facebook, and have received rewards for participating rather than being triumphant, victorious or an overall winner. Click here to read more.

How To Help Your Employees Move Beyond the Disappointment of Termination

Employee termination can be expressed in many ways.  Even though you try to soften the blow by using words like discharged, dismissed or permanently laid off, when an employee is being “let go” the stress, worry and emotional disappointment usually remains the same.

During the termination process, it’s not uncommon for people to experience a variety of feelings including shellshock, confusion, anger, shame and even espionage and revenge.

Whether the cause of termination was due to a lack of performance, a professional conflict or a change in corporate direction, most employees view termination as a personal failure.  Click here to read more.